The Catholic and Orthodox churches celebrate seven sacraments - rites that constitute a visible sign of the inward grace of God. The sacraments on this 15th-century altarpiece are ordination, confirmation, Eucharist, penance, anointing the sick, baptism, and marriage. Many Protestant churches recognize only two sacraments: baptism and Communion.
Gold trimmings add to the splendour of the outfit
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Anglican vicar dressed for Holy Communion
Saint Ignatius of Loyola
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